Tecmo, initially a supplier of cleaning equipment and now best known for Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive, was founded on this day in 1967!

Backyard Sports series

Group Description

A series of sports games where the player takes control over kids instead of professional teams. Every game simulated another discipline including baseball, football, hockey, skateboarding and soccer.

Selected Covers

Backyard Soccer Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Backyard Soccer
Backyard Baseball 2001 Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Backyard Baseball 2001
Backyard Baseball GameCube Front Cover
Front cover for Backyard Baseball
Backyard Basketball Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Backyard Basketball
Backyard Skateboarding Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Backyard Skateboarding

Selected Screenshots

In the introduction, we have Achmed kicking the ball down the field.
Screenshot from Backyard Soccer 2004
It's tradition to advertise a non-existant league in a Backyard game!
Screenshot from Backyard Football
Obligatory fictional league plug!
Screenshot from Backyard Soccer
Join the Backyard Baseball League now!
Screenshot from Backyard Baseball 2001
It can't be a Backyard game without your shameless fictional league promotion!
Screenshot from Backyard Basketball